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Reports of severe damage trickling in from Rockport, Tex.

The National Weather Service has received reports of substantial damage in Rockport, Tex., which caught the brunt of the Hurricane Harvey’s eyewall and wind gusts over 100 miles per hour.

Reports include “numerous structure destroyed”, and “buildings collapsed with people trapped inside”. The full extent of the damage there will not be known until daylight.

Hurricane Harvey updates: Texas hit by powerful storm, heavy rain

Hurricane Harvey is on track to be the strongest storm to strike the United States in 12 years. It’s forecast to make landfall on the Texas coast late Friday or early Saturday. Follow along for updates on preparations, evacuations and forecasts.

Visit the Capital Weather Gang for more on the storm.